Media coverage related to "What and How Kids Are Reading 2020"

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Scottish pupils are no longer UK's best readers
Daily Telegraph - 27/02/2020
p12 News, Scottish. Izzy Lyons.
SCOTTISH pupils no longer have the best reading skills in the UK, the largest literacy study of its kind has shown.

 

The reading list that shames our teenagers
Daily Mail - 27/02/2020
p29 News. Sarah Harris.
THE best readers at secondary school are failing to stretch themselves and choosing 'easy' books far below their ability levels, a major study has revealed.

 

School standards slide... yet again
Daily Mail - 27/02/2020
p21 News, Scottish. Rachel Watson.
SCOTS pupils' literacy skills have slipped - dealing a 'stinging blow' to the education system.

 

Scotland loses UK top slot in reading comprehension
i - 27/02/2020
p4 News, Scottish. Chris Green.
Scottish pupils no longer have the best level of reading comprehension in the UK and Ireland, according to a major literacy study published today.

 

'Stinging blow' to SNP as pupil literacy levels drop
Daily Express - 27/02/2020
p10 News, Scottish. Tom Martin.
SCOTTISH pupils have slipped down a major literacy survey in another "stinging blow" to the SNP's stewardship of schools.

 

Swinney: Crisis in schools is hyped
The Sun - 27/02/2020
p4 News, Scottish. Andrew Nicoll.
JOHN Swinney launched a full-scale review of the teaching curriculum yesterday - then hit out at "over-hyped media coverage" of the schools crisis.

 

Scottish pupils 'no longer best at reading'

The Herald - 27/02/2020
p1 News. David Bol.
SCOTTISH children are no longer the best at reading across the UK and Ireland - after being knocked off the top spot in a "stinging blow" to education leaders.

 

Sweeping audit of controversial curriculum launched
The Scotsman - 27/02/2020
p8 News. Gina Davidson.
A major audit of Scotland's under-fire school curriculum has been launched by John Swinney, despite the education secretary insisting it is still "the right approach" for Scottish education.

 

NI pupils are the best readers in UK, but still lag behind Republic
Belfast Telegraph Evening - 27/02/2020
p3 News. Gillian Halliday.
SCHOOL pupils in Northern Ireland have the highest level of reading comprehension in the UK regions, according to a new literacy study - although the Irish Republic does even better.

 

Top secondary school students are choosing 'easy' books like David Walliams and failing to stretch themselves, study finds (Web)
Daily Mail - 27/02/2020

 

Northern Irish pupils top reading comprehension survey (Web)
The Courier - 27/02/2020

 

Scottish children slip from top spot in reading comprehension study (Web)
The Courier - 27/02/2020

 

 

 

D C Thomson Media – radio interview 27/02/2020 -Wave FM, Kingdom FM, Original 106.

 

Newstalk programme Republic of Ireland – radio interview 27/02/2020.

 

Daily Mail podcast 27/02/2020

 

XXXXXXXXXXX programme Republic of Ireland – radio interview 27/02/2020.

 

 

 

 

Harry Potter and the decline in popularity | The Times

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/harry-potter-and-the-decline-in-popularity-g92bg7d7k

 

Top secondary school students are choosing 'easy' books like David Walliams, study finds | Daily Mail Online
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8049117/Top-secondary-school-students-choosing-easy-books-like-David-Walliams-study-finds.html

Northern Irish pupils top reading comprehension survey | BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-irish-pupils-top-reading-comprehension-survey-38994735.html

Scottish children slip from top spot in reading comprehension study | The Courier
https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/politics/scottish-politics/1160252/scottish-children-slip-from-top-spot-in-reading-comprehension-study/

Scottish pupils see reading performance slip in major literacy survey | inews
https://inews.co.uk/news/scotland/scottish-pupils-reading-literacy-performance-slip-education-concerns-1996807

 

Northern Irish pupils top reading comprehension survey | ITV News
https://www.itv.com/news/2020-02-27/northern-irish-pupils-top-reading-comprehension-survey/

 

Top secondary school students are choosing 'easy' books like David Walliams, study finds |World News
https://twnews.co.uk/uk-news/top-secondary-school-students-are-choosing-easy-books-like-david-walliams-study-finds

Top secondary school students are choosing 'easy' books like David Walliams |Moag News
https://en.mogaznews.com/World-News/1448955/Top-secondary-school-students-are-choosing-easy-books-like-David-Walliams-.html

 

Period7 Mar 2020

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  • TitleMedia Coverage for "What and How Kids Are Reading"
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date7/03/20
    PersonsKeith Topping

Keywords

  • reading
  • 2020